Aero Glass? In my Virtual Machine? It’s more likely than you think…

Back in 2006, I posted an article about how to get Glass running in a VM.  The trick was to use Remote Desktop on a Glass-enabled machine to TS into a VM which is running the same OS.  If the build of the OS on your workstation is different than the one in the VM,…

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The Virtualization Nation Podcast – Episode 3: Want to boot a physical computer from a VHD?

Of course you do.  And in this episode of the Virtualization Nation Podcast, I’ll show you how.  But first, a little background. Earlier today, I posted a description of the new Native VHD integration in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 on the Windows Virtualization Team blog, along with…

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The Virtualization Nation Podcast – Episode 2. Wait, what?

Some of you may remember that, a long while ago, I asked what sort of things you’d like to see in a Virtualization-themed podcast.  Though it’s been over a year since that post, I’ve still been thinking about starting a podcast and talking with other people on my team about getting one together.  The reaction…

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Announcing the Windows® Image to Virtual Hard Disk Converter (WIM2VHD)

It was my New Years Resolution that I’d do an average of 2 blog posts per week this year.  So far, I haven’t been doing a very good job of that, but I think I have a good excuse.  I’ve been very busy with preparing to release a new tool, and now, I can finally…

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Some awesome Windows 7 tricks

Tim Sneath posted this last night, and I wanted to share it with all of you Windows 7 users out there.  Now, I’ve been using Windows 7 throughout the entire development process (since just after Vista RTM), and after reading through this list I actually came across some features that I didn’t know about previously. …

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VIIrtualization: I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but the Windows 7 Beta is out

You know… just in case you haven’t heard it.  I’m sure there aren’t a lot of people talking about it or anything, so you might have missed it.  (There’s some good information in that link – I highly advise you to click on it if you plan on getting the beta.) The beta is currently…

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A New Source For Windows 7 Information

Steven Sinofsky and Jon DeVaan (who’s office is about 5 doors down from mine… I wonder if he can hear me yelling at my test machines) have just started a new blog called Engineering Windows 7.  There isn’t a lot of information over there right now, just a few introductory posts outlining the rules and…

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